Reagan, Nixon, and race
In October 1971, the future president employed a hateful racial trope
Editor and activist
The Miller Center's Gail Hyder Wiley is a copyeditor who also works for social change
President Clinton on 'We the People'
President Clinton's keynote address at PrezFest is featured in this new podcast
Watch all the PrezFest events
More than two dozen PrezFest keynotes and panels are available for on-demand viewing
Cancer on the Presidency
John Dean briefs Nixon on the growing threat to his administration
A return to geopolitics in the Mediterranean
Senior Fellow Eric Edelman writes in The National Interest that the nexus of Europe, Asia, and Africa should no longer be a U.S. national security backwater
'When I look at them, I see America'
Barbara Perry is interviewed on CNN about Kamala Harris and her husband, Douglas Emhoff
Secret White House Tapes
LBJ orders some new Haggar pants
President Johnson called the Haggar clothing company to order some new pants, providing specific (and sometimes graphic) instructions on how they should be customized for him
"Some fool thing"
14 months before Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt ruminates on the growing crisis in the East
Nixon on Jews in the federal government
Nixon orders his chief of staff to "see what we can do about" Jews in the federal government.
The First Year Project: Infrastructure
He was the first and (so far) the only President of the United States to resign the office
He just moved up in historians' rankings, to fifth-best president in the nation's history
Critical insights for the nation's governance
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